Erica Holzer, attorney in Maslon's Litigation Group, will co-present at the Minnesota State Bar Association's 2019 New Lawyers Leadership Conference on November 7, 2019. The session will focus on practical and effective tips and best practices for writing and speaking to portray leadership and gain trust when advising clients, featuring real-world insights and examples from the law firm and in-house about what communication works best. The New Lawyers Leadership Conference is the premiere event for the up-and-coming legal professionals and practitioners looking to advance their career with purpose and vision while creating a path for leadership.
Erica represents clients in complex commercial disputes primarily in the areas of tort and product liability, consumer fraud, business torts, and breach of contract actions. Erica's product liability defense work spans many industries, with particular experience in FDA-approved medical devices, representing a major medical device manufacturer in federal and state courts throughout the country. She has also developed specialized experience providing advice and compliance support to government contractors and companies on public law issues, particularly state and federal open records laws, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and the federal Freedom of Information Act. Erica is also an experienced appellate attorney. She has authored, co-authored, and edited dozens of appellate briefs, has argued before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is frequently sought out to provide advice on appeals in the Eighth Circuit and the appellate courts of Minnesota.
Maslon clients regularly comment that they view Erica not only as a sophisticated lawyer and trusted legal advisor, but also as a valuable business partner. Her strategic instincts and exceptional writing abilities have secured key wins for clients, both at the trial level and on appeal. Erica's successes as a litigator and appellate advocate were recently recognized by the MSBA, which named her as Minnesota's "2018 Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year" and Minnesota Lawyer, which named her as one of Minnesota's "Up and Coming" Attorneys in 2018. Erica was also recognized by Super Lawyers® on the 2019 Minnesota Rising Stars List.
For more information or to register, go to: Minnesota State Bar Association, 2019 New Lawyers Leadership Conference.